The Algebra II Variable: State Policies for Graduation Requirements, Assessments, and Alignment to Postsecondary Expectations

Thursday, March 5, 2020Printer-friendly version

The Algebra II Variable explores state-level mathematics policies on Algebra II, with specific examinations of graduation requirements and assessment policies and alignment to postsecondary expectations. This brief explores inconsistencies that exist both within and across states and reflects on the role and purpose of Algebra II as the Launch Years considers which mathematics courses and pathways are most relevant for postsecondary and career ambitions.